The Academy will be open as normal for all year groups on Wednesday 2 May. Thank you to all our parents for your support during this time.


Well done HPAPP! Our amazing OFSTED report is now out! Please check our website for the full report.


Our amazing Key Stage 1&2 Powerful Learners!


Who's going to win sports day? 🏃🏽‍♀️🏃🏾


Our school enjoyed a lovely visit from our governor Rania Marandos


Our proud competitors collecting their certificates for the Federation Sports Day 😊


Some more photos of our hardworking team here at HPAPP


INSET Day here at HPAPP and our staff are working hard.


A few of our International day opening acts 👍🏻


A full house for our International Day assembly!


A lovely Cesar salad maybe by our Year 4 students.


Look at our amazing turn out for Turner Class's Family Assembly


Wow! Take a look at our Year 5 girls with their amazing home learning project on the Moon!


Look at the lovely cakes Mrs Costello has made for our hardworking powerful learners 😊


A visit from our safeguarding governor, ZakI Moosa who is enjoying lunch with our year 5 children 🍴


Kapoor Class Assembly about Red Nose Day!


Getting ready for tomorrow's Red Nose Day Talent Show!


Our year 5's are back and are showing us the new dance they have learnt from WE Day 💃🏽


A group of year 5 children are having a fantastic time at the WE Day Event!


A group of pupils in Year 5 showcased their renewable energy water wheel design to Sabeena Hassan (Regional Primary Director).

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

The Governing Body

The Role of Governor

Within England, there are over 300,000 School/Academy Governors, who form the largest volunteer force in the country.

The roles of individual Governors, and subsequently members of a Governing Body, work collectively to perform a strategic role and carry out key functions such as:

  • Discuss and set the aims and objectives for the Academy.
  • Set the required policies for achieving those aims and objectives.
  • Set the required targets for achieving those aims and objectives.

Monitor and evaluate the progress that the Academy is making towards it’s set aims and objectives.

Finally the role of role of the Academy Governor is to be a source of challenge and support to the Principal, i.e. a 'critical friend.' Governors drive and monitor the progress towards the Academy Improvement Plan, a copy of which is included in the documents list for this page.

The Governing Body of Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park

The Academy is a member of the Harris Federation. Ultimate responsibility for the Academy rests with the Board of Trustees of the Federation (Federation governance details and scheme of delegation can be found here) but much of the work of the Board is delegated to the Local Governing Body (the Governors of the Academy). Some Governors are appointed by the Federation whilst others are elected by parents or guardians of students at the Academy or by staff. The details of the Governors at Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park are shown below. 

The Chair of the Academy Governing Body at Harris Primary Academy Peckham park is Ms Claire Lemer
The Clerk to the Governing Body is Ms Denise Robinson.

Both can be contacted on 020 7639 6091 or via email at

 Governors and Responsibilities

Name Date of Appointment Term of Office Appointed as Business and
Pecuniary Interests
Meetings attended 2016-17

Ms Claire Lemer 

22/03/16 4 Years

Sponsor Governor (Chair of Governors)

None 2  of 6
Mrs Pearl Harris 01/09/15 Ex-officio Ex-officio None 6 of 6
Sir Daniel Moynihan 01/09/13 4 Years Sponsor Governor CEO, Harris Federation 0
Ms Sabeena Hasan 01/09/2015 4 Years Sponsor Governor

Director of Primary Education

Harris Federation


Miss Samantha French

01/12/17 4 Years Ex-officio None -

Mr Simon Adler

17/12/14 4 Years Sponsor Governor (Chair of Finance) Fund Manager at Schroders and analyst; owns <15% of Renkokil 3 of 6

Mr Zaki Moosa 

17/12/14 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 3 of 6

Mr Gareth Sykes

15/01/14 4 Years Sponsor Governor (Nursey and Reception) Lawyer at Herbert,Smith and Freehills 2 of 6
Mr Matthew Short/ 06/01/2016 4 Years Sponsor Governor None 2 of 6
Mr Kenny Imafidon 06/01/16 4 Years

Sponsor Governor; (Year 2)

None 2 of 6

Mrs Rania Marandos

06/01/16 4 Years Sponsor Governor; (Year 1) None 0
Ms Gail Symington 30/01/2016 4 Years Parent Governor (Parent Links / Communication) None 0
Sophie Pye 01/09/2017 4years Staff Governor None -